The Benefits of Breastfeeding

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Which type of cells in the mammary gland are responsible for secreting milk?

Secretory cells

When does mammary gland development usually complete after the first menstrual cycle?

Within 12 to 18 months

During which stage of lactogenesis does milk production begin?

Lactogenesis I

What is the preferred food for healthy, premature, and sick newborns?

Human milk

What do myoepithelial cells in the mammary gland do?

Contract to cause milk ejection

True or false: Human milk is the preferred food for healthy, premature, and sick newborns.


True or false: Alveoli are cell in the milk gland, responsible for secreting milk.


True or false: Mammary gland development is usually complete within 12 to 18 months after the first menstrual cycle.


True or false: Adequately experienced and informed health care professionals provide support for successful breastfeeding.


True or false: Lactogenesis I is the first stage of milk production.


Test your knowledge on the benefits of breastfeeding and lactation physiology in this quiz. Learn about the preferred food for newborns and the importance of support from healthcare professionals.

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